AN AGRA RUG, NORTH INDIA |
4,000 - 6,000 GBP
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- approximately 209 by 153cm; 6ft. 10in., 5ft.
- circa 1900
The carpet design of this carpet, with the lattice and incorporation of the palmettes, is a combination and inspired by the Mughal 'lattice and flower pattern', and 'Scrolling vine and blossom patterns', of the 17th and 18th centuries, see Walker, Daniel, Flowers Underfoot: Indian Carpets of the Mughal Era, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, Chp. 1., India during the Mughal Era, pp.3-14, and Chp. 4, The Carpets, Persian Style, pp.29-85, ‘Scrolling vine and blossom pattern’, pp.57-71, figs. 52 & 54, pp.58-60, and The Flower Style, the ‘Lattice and Flower Pattern’, pp.105-107, and ‘Lattice and Blossom Pattern’, pp.107-117.